The Alcohol, Drug Addiction & Mental Health Services Board of Tuscarawas and Carroll Counties is a government agency established by Ohio statute for the purpose of planning, funding, monitoring and evaluating contracted mental health, alcohol, and drug treatment services to residents of Tuscarawas and Carroll Counties.

The ADAMHS Board recognized two long-time Board members who attended their last meeting on June 21, 2017.  Shown are Executive Director Dave Schaffer, and members Don Jimison and Karen Stokey.  Both Jimison and Stokey are leaving due to term limits.

 Rep. Landis Launches Local Drug-Free Initiative

COLUMBUS—Today, State Representative Al Landis (R-Dover), in coordination with Jodi Salvo and the Tuscarawas County Anti-Drug Coalition, officially launched the “Got Your Back” Ohio Drug-Free Initiative, which will be promoted across the 98th Ohio House District to encourage students to remain drug free.

In response to the drug epidemic impacting the entire state, Rep. Landis is encouraging students to post a photo to either Facebook or Twitter standing back-to-back with a friend, mentor or family member using the hashtag #GotYourBack. The intent is to highlight the importance of helping and encouraging each other to say no to drugs and to live healthy, drug-free lives.

“I’ve asked myself and I’ve been asked in our community, what can we do? This initiative is designed to get everyone involved that wants to be involved,” Rep. Landis said. “It is geared towards prevention in our schools, but can also be applied to those on the front lines in the battle against addiction. Our doctors, nurses, and first responders deal with the effects every day. It is important for them to know ‘we have their backs’ as well.”

“I am excited about this campaign and encourage parents, youth and community members to get involved,” said Jodi Salvo, Coordinator of the Tuscarawas County Anti-Drug Coalition. “It’s as easy as finding a friend, snapping a photo and posting to create a unified community message that together we are committed to keeping each other healthy, safe and drug free.”

Rep. Landis will be posting examples of these photos, along with the hashtag, on his Facebook page (State Representative Al Landis) and Twitter account (@al_landis).

An example photo, which includes Rep. Landis and Jodi Salvo, is attached. For more information, constituents can contact Rep. Landis’ office at Rep98@ohiohouse.gov or (614) 466-8035.

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  • Diana Boyd
    Tuscarawas County
  • Barb Burns
    Carroll County
  • Don Jimison
    Tuscarawas County
  • John Lyons
    Tuscarawas County
  • Kevin Spears
    Carroll County
  • Karen Stokey
    Tuscarawas County
  • Steve Thomakos
    Tuscarawas County
  • Jeff Neidig
    Tuscarawas County
  • Chris Sand Ashley
    Tuscarawas County
  • Marry Ann Otte
    Tuscarawas County
  • Julie Smith
    Tuscarawas County
  • Christi Lamb
    Tuscarawas County
  • Polly Patin Mellor
    Tuscarawas County
  • Calvin Graham
    Carroll County

 

The ADAMHS Board of Tuscarawas and Carroll Counties is committed to providing cooperative leadership in fostering a quality, community based and comprehensive mental health, alcohol and drug services delivery system for residents of the two county district most in need of those services. That commitment also includes an assurance that services funded by the Board will be provided in the least restrictive manner and will be cost effective and publicy accountable with regard to quality and finance.

The ADAMHS Board’s responsibilities and duties are outlined in Ohio Revised Code 340. Fulfilling these duties, and in turn our mission, generally involves assessing the behavioral health treatment and prevention needs within our service district and subsequently to develop plans for operation of services to address those needs. Integral to this planning function is working in cooperation with other local and regional planning and funding bodies.